Our Finest Hour – Escape Hunt – Watford

Our first Real Life Room back after lockdown and we have to defeat the Nazis to save the country from total annihilation. No pressure. Did we use our hiatus to fine-tune our Alan Turing-levels of genius? Or were we “Don’t tell him, Pike” kind of rusty? Find out here…

*Clue Kingdom – The Panic Room Online – Home Play Game(s)*

Dear reader, a bargain for you today – six reviews in one. Bit of a cheat, but I have rolled up all of The Panic Room Online’s multi-part Clue Kingdom series into one easily digestible word bundle. This fantasy puzzle saga is an excellent long-play option for ….well, read more about it here...

Ram Raid – Escape Reading – Reading

Reading in Berkshire always sounds like such a genteel place, to me. Not known for smash ‘n’ grab, pocket the dosh, break the bank-type exploits. But that’s the sort of thing Aunty Ant and her team get up to, when I’m not paying attention. Sigh. Next time, I’ll have to make sure I go with them, because it sounds like loads of fun…click here for more.

Sherlock: The Game Is Now – Time Run – London

Lockdown sucks – it’s hard to get motivated writing about fabulous Escape Rooms when it seems like an age before we can play again. So, cheering myself up by reviewing one of our favourite games from earlier this year, when the world was normal.

We love, love, love Benedict Cumberbatch’s Sherlock. So the official Escape Room of the series was a must play. Read more here…

The Secret Hut – Don’t Get Locked In – Bedford

Gimlet. Negroni. Vesper. Aviation. Gibson. Tom Collins. Long Island Iced Tea. Singapore Sling.

Just making plans about what to do with our prize. If you like the sound of these cocktails, and if you just tried to make an anagram with their initial letters, then we have the game for you – click here to find out more.

Guardian of the Gallery – Want To Escape – Rushden

GALLERY. Yes, Gallery. Anyone looking for superheroes, this is the wrong place. Anyone looking for a fabulous, immersive, unique 75-minute escape room, full of art, travel, flowers, wine, umm, train instruction manuals … oh yeah, and MAGIC, click here.

*Operation P.R.A.T. – Get Lost Escape Rooms – Home Play Game*

How to keep two teenage boys entertained during the extended summer school holidays? A sophisticated, intellectual masterpiece of puzzlecraft – part artwork, part profound philosophical experience? Or a hilariously hammed-up concoction of ghost-hunting, puzzles and willy jokes? Hmmm… Find out which one we chose…here.